The defense Ministry reported the strikes on militants in Syria with cruise missiles, without specifying the place bombing
The Russian defense Ministry reported that the strategic missile Air and space forces of Russia on Thursday, November 17, attacked with cruise missiles on the objects is prohibited in Russia, terrorist groups Islamic state (DAISH) and “Dzhebhat-EN-Nusra” in Syria. Messages were sent to “Interfax”, RIA “news”, RBC and other agencies, but in none of them does not mention which provinces were affected targets.
Launches of cruise missiles of air basing are performed from the area over the Mediterranean sea. In addition to strategic bombers HQs of the Russian Federation, the strike was attracted by the ship’s su-33 heavy aircraft-carrying cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov” and strike aircraft from the airfield Hamim. The fighter air cover carried out the su-30.
In the result of air strikes, reported in the Ministry of defense, destroyed the command and control of terrorists, weapons caches and ammunition, a cluster of military equipment and plant for the production of weapons.
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The Ministry said that the coordinates of all targets were confirmed by multiple intelligence channels. The results of the strikes were controlled unmanned aerial vehicles. On the channel of the defense Ministry posted on YouTube a video of air strikes.
The planes that bombed flying 11 thousand kilometers above the waters of the Northern seas and the Eastern Atlantic, taking off from airfields on the territory of Russia. During the flight they made two refueling.
From Syria reported the deaths of dozens of people in Aleppo
On the third day of bombing in the Eastern part of Aleppo as a result of air strikes killed at least 25 people, Reuters reports with reference to monitoring group the Syrian Supervisory Board for human rights.
According to the Council, the attacks were conducted from helicopters and planes to the rebels in the Eastern part of the city and in areas to the West and South of Aleppo.
The city has run out of fuel, medicines and food. Repeated air strikes on hospitals, and pollution of water sources exacerbate the humanitarian crisis. “There are only bakeries, to give people some bread, says Reuters BRITA Haji Hassan, the head of the city Council Eastern Aleppo under opposition control. – People get about 15% of the needs”.
The Qatari channel Al-Jazeera published footage shot in Aleppo on Tuesday. They show a child injured by the airstrike – a little girl found under the rubble. “I can’t open my eyes,” she complains in the car on the way to the hospital. However, judging by the video, serious injuries she received.
According to the channel, in the last 48 hours about 80 people were killed and dozens wounded.
On 15 November, the Ministry of defense reported that the frigate “Admiral Grigorovich” made launches of cruise missiles, and the su-33 on Board of the cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov”, first produced blows to positions of terrorists in the provinces of HOMS and Idlib. On 17 November announcedthat as a result of these attacks caused “serious damage” militants “dzhebhat an-Nusra” in Idlib.
While the Russian defense Ministry has repeatedly denied coming from Syria reports renewed on the same day the bombing in Aleppo province of Aleppo. According to the representative of Russian defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov, strikes on Aleppo have not participated neither Russian nor Syrian air force.